Unk’s Lake Campground and Swimming Hole, Perrin

Shhhh….. I can’t let my kids know that I am writing this review of Unk’s Lake.  They have begged me not to, because they don’t want word getting out about this fun swimming… Continue reading

NRH2O Water Park, North Richland Hills

Water is mandatory for surviving a Texas summer, and NRH2O in North Richland Hills does more than just help you survive it, they make it FUN!  It’s a perfect size for a family… Continue reading

Hike and Bike Trail at Oak Grove Park, Grapevine

Located on the southern shores of Grapevine Lake, there is a wonderful park system and 5 miles of paved hike and bike trails at Oak Grove Park in Grapevine.  We loved discovering all… Continue reading

Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, Dallas

One of my favorite places to visit in Dallas is Fair Park, and not just during the State Fair.  The old buildings, most of which were built in the 1930’s, give it a… Continue reading

Monorail Safari at the Dallas Zoo

“The little birdies go tweet, tweet, tweet, tweet, tweet, The elephant sounds the horn, The crocodile snaps, The children clap, Welcome to the Dallas Zoo” It’s summer, and that means that I am… Continue reading

Splash Station, Cleburne

One of our summer traditions is a day or weekend trip to the cute little town of Cleburne.  After a full morning of hiking around the botanical gardens at Winston Patrick McGregor Park,… Continue reading

The Southern Cross Ranch BOGO Offer, Dallas

  The Southern Cross Ranch offers a range of recreational activities such as Rock Climbing Walls, Pedal Boats, Bungee Trampoline, Swimming, Fishing, Wagon Rides, Pony and Horseback Rides on our Trails! Click HERE… Continue reading

Trinity Forest Adventure Park BOGO Offer

  Ready for the most exciting entertainment venue in the Metroplex? The Trinity Forest Aerial Adventure park is a combination of a Canopy Tour, Challenge Course and Zip Line Adventure. Totally Safe. Totally… Continue reading

Urban Acres Farmstead, Dallas

  Updated 12/2015 Boo!  Urban Acres has permanently closed this location. Urban Acres is an organic store, restaurant, and a farmstead in the historic Oak Cliff section of Dallas.  They try to utilize as… Continue reading

LEGO® Kidsfest

(Updated 10/24/2014) LEGO® Kidsfest  is a yearly tour, and usually only offered in a few select markets around the country.  In 2014, Dallas was one of 7 locations, and we had a chance… Continue reading

Log Cabin Village, Fort Worth

The Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth offers visitors a chance to view 7 authentic Texas frontier cabins, built around the middle of the nineteenth century (1840-1870),  that have been preserved and brought… Continue reading

Fort Worth Cats Baseball Game at LaGrave Field

Sadly, the cats are no more.   Baseball? It’s just a game — as simple as a ball and a bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes.  ~Ernie Harwell  The… Continue reading

Levitt Pavilion, Arlington

The Levitt Pavilion in Arlington is one of our summer go-to places!  Whether it’s a children’s concert in the morning, or a family concert under the stars,  we know we are going to… Continue reading

Build It Garage Exhibit, Perot Museum, Dallas

It’s amazing the things kids can create given just a few materials, patience and time to be creative.  The Perot Museum in Dallas seems to understand, and want to nurture this idea.  On… Continue reading

Black Creek Lake, LBJ National Grasslands, Decatur

For National Grasslands week, we visited the LBJ National Grasslands in Decatur.  This was our first time to visit, and my expectation was a dry and treeless ocean of tall prairie grasses.  What… Continue reading